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  1. Govt pushes UID Bill through to quash SC case

    Author: Nikhil Kanekal The union government’s swift approval of the National Identification Authority of India Bill through the cabinet of ministers on 8 October, even as its law officers stood before the Supreme Court in a related case, is a… Read More

  2. Government says it cannot provide subsidies without Aadhar

    The government submitted to the court that Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG) relies on Aadhar to provide subsidies to the public. "There is a problem now. MoPNG distributes subsidised cooking gas to the tune of Rs. 40,000 crores," said Vahanvati to the bench, adding, "Aadhar is the only foolproof mechanism through which we can do this." Read More

  3. Delhi High Court wants govt to host all official communication internally

    Author: Nikhil Kanekal In a significant order on the security and jurisdiction of official communication, the Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the Government of India to ensure that all official communication be hosted on government controlled servers located within the country. The government was asked to comply with this… Read More